The City of Castlegar has received a grant that will make an important re-investment in the West Kootenay Regional Airport in 2019.
A $1,050,000 grant received from the BC Air Access Program (BCAAP) will rehabilitate taxiway B and two-thirds of the apron at the airport. The City will contribute $350,000 (25% of total project costs) to the $1,400,000 project.
Job seekers, employers and the public are invited to the grand opening of the new WorkBC Centre in downtown Trail on Thursday, June 6. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., visitors can check out the brand-new space at 1499 Bay Avenue, meet staff and discover all the services and programs offered by WorkBC.
Representatives from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Greater Trail Victim Services Program, the RCMP Trail Detachment and the Greater Trail Community Justice Program gathered with Metis and First Nations representatives, the Trail Kiwanis Club and dozens of other community members to unveil a bench to memorialize victims and survivors of crime on May 28 at Jubilee Park.
The West Kootenay Regional Airport will be receiving $1.05 million through the B.C. Air Access Program to improve safety and convenience for people travelling through the Castlegar.
Keep your eyes peeled this Sunfest for our newest iteration of police patrols in Castlegar – the bicycle cop.
Castlegar RCMP actually has two new e-bikes now and two officers trained to use them, according to RCMP Cpl. Brett Turner.
You can virtually take it to the bank. Getting elected to public office often comes with a whole new set of friends and not always pals that have your best interests at heart. A few of them could be classified as “the undesirables.”
If the Nelson Curling Club didn’t have any bad luck, the organization would have no luck at all.
The club experienced its second ammonia leak less than five months Tuesday at the facility next to the Nelson and District Community Complex on Cedar Street.
Claire Dibble has a passion for people and places and it comes through in two projects that she is undertaking that will be exhibited in the Kootenay Gallery of Art from June 20 to Aug. 29. The first is the Hidden Hero Project and the second is Watershed Moments: From Source to Sea.
Three-quarters of the nation's territory lies within 250 metres of an industrial disturbance. A potentially precedent-setting court case on this 'death by a thousand cuts' could disrupt B.C.'s multi-billion dollar natural gas industry.
By Christopher Pollon, for The Narwhal
The BC Government took another step toward its goal of clean energy vehicles by 2040 by passing the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act (ZEVA), passed on Wednesday in Victoria.
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